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Horizon Forbidden West

Melee Warrior Bow (Rare)

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Information about the Melee Warrior Bow in Horizon Forbidden West, including how to obtain it, how to upgrade it, and what the strengths and weaknesses of the Melee Warrior Bow are.

Overview of the Melee Warrior Bow .

Melee Warrior Bow Description

This battle-hardened bow is the weapon of choice for any Tenakth looking for a fight. It inflicts extra ranged damage after a successful melee attack.

How to Get the Melee Warrior Bow

Location Cost
Scalding Spear Hunter Metal Shards x549, Elemental Clawstrider Circulator x1

You can purchase the Melee Warrior Bow from the Hunter who has set up camp at Scalding Spear. You’ll need an Elemental Clawstrider Circulator which is an uncommon drop from Clawstriders.

How to Use the Melee Warrior Bow

The Melee Warrior Bow is best used when fighting smaller machines up close and personal, as after a successful melee attack you’ll deal extra damage to machines from a distance.

How to Upgrade the Melee Warrior Bow

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x75, Braided Wire x2, Greenshine Sliver x1
II Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x112, Braided Wire x2, Greenshine Sliver x1, Greenshine Fragment x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Greenshine Sliver x1, Greenshine Fragment x2
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x2, Greenshine Fragment x3, Greenshine Cluster x1

Melee Warrior Bow Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.

Melee Warrior Bow Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.

Aloy tests out her new Melee Warrior Bow .

Melee Warrior Bow Rank III Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Greenshine Sliver - Greenshine Sliver can be found around the eastern regions.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.

Melee Warrior Bow Rank IV Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Greenshine Fragment - Greenshine Fragments can be found around the desert regions.
  • Greenshine Cluster - Greenshine Cluster can be found around the coastal regions.

Melee Warrior Bow Stats

Light Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact Damage 19 22 25 29 34
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear Damage 40 42 45 50 60

Melee Warrior Bow Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
hfwmeleefollowupicon.jpg Melee Follow Up +15% +15% +15% +40% +40%
CorrodingEnemyDamageHorizonForbiddenWest.pngCorroding Enemy Damage +10% +10% +10% +25%

Melee Warrior Bow Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
LightArrowHorizonForbiddenWest.png Light Arrows Deals Impact ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage and Tear TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2022
  • Last Updated
    31 March 2022
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This guide for Horizon Forbidden West includes the following:

  • A Walkthrough for Main Quest
  • A Guide for all Errands, Side Quests and Cauldrons
  • An in depth analysis for Weapons and Armor.
  • Information on all new and returning Machines
  • How to find and complete all four Melee Pits
  • How to unlock and complete all stages of the Arena
  • How to find and override all five Tallnecks
  • Locations on all Collectibles
    • Ornaments
    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
    • Black Boxe

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